Friday, May 20, 2016

Charleston Riverdogs Press Release: Legends in the South Tickets Now On Sale!

Tickets for Inaugural “Legends in the South” Alumni Game Are Now on Sale
Start Memorial Day Weekend with the Yankees–Braves legends on May 27

CHARLESTON, SC -- The Charleston RiverDogs will host an alumni baseball game between teams of New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves greats at the inaugural “Legends in the South” Game presented by Budweiser and Container Maintenance on Friday, May 27 at 6:35pm at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.

General admission tickets for this once-in-a-lifetime event start at $12 and are now on sale. Box seats are $25 each, lower reserved seats are $20, and upper reserved tickets are $15. Tickets may be secured by calling 843/577-DOGS (3647), online at or at the Riley Park Box Office. Proceeds benefit the Singleton Fund with fans being able to text donations throughout the event.

Participating in the game will be Bobby Richardson (3rd base coach), Ron Blomberg, Ken Griffey, Sr., Gene “Stick” Michael, Ron Blomberg, Marquis Grissom, Denny Neagle and Ryan Klesko, to name a few.

Gates open at 4 pm so fans may watch batting practice and secure autographs. The Joe will transition into a “Thirsty Friday” with $1 beers in the Ashley View Pub with DJ Natty Heavy spinning popular tunes.

Various VIP meet and greet opportunities are available for auction on and offers fans once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to rub shoulders with the shining cast of former big leaguers. Auction items include a spot at a welcome reception and welcome dinner with the Legends’ teams on Thursday, May 26, from 7-9pm and a pregame luncheon on Friday, May 27, from 1-3pm at a local restaurant.

Fans can also bid on a one-of-a-kind opportunity to take batting practice on the pregame field, suit up in full uniform and experience the exhibition from either the Braves or Yankees dugout with one spot for each team available for auction.

Braves Legends Roster*

Johnny Estrada

Jesse Garcia

Marquis Grissom

Chris Hammond

Ryan Klesko

Greg McMichael

Denny Neagle

Jeff Ridgway

Dwight Smith

Jeff Treadway

Yankees Legends Roster*

Ron Blomberg

Brian Boehringer

Homer Bush

Ken Griffey, Sr.

Charlie Hayes

Jim Leyritz

Ramiro Mendoza

Gene Michael

Bobby Richardson (3rd Base Coach)

Jeff Nelson

*Rosters subject to change

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